PPG Signs As Entitlement Sponsor For IndyCar At Texas Motor Speedway
Longtime Penske Automotive
“Texas Motor Speedway is proud to welcome PPG to our family of race entitlement partners,” said Texas Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark Faber. “The speedway has utilized PPG products for years to paint the many race and series logos on the front straightaway’s grass ballfield as well as many other areas throughout the facility.
“We look forward to bringing our race fans another exciting and action-filled weekend of NTT IndyCar Series competition.”
Last year’s race at Texas Motor Speedway delivered the closest finish in the NTT IndyCar Series. That’s when Team Penske’s Josef Newgarden’s made a thrilling final-turn pass of Team Penske teammate Scott McLaughlin for a 0.0669-of-a-second margin of victory.
The PPG 375 will be the second race of the NTT IndyCar Series seasonand first of five ovals on the 17-event schedule. The partnership will provide PPG with significant brand visibility, an opportunity to engage with a very loyal fan base and the ability to leverage the event weekend with employees, vendor partners, customers, and other key stakeholders.
“PPG is proud to serve as the primary entitlement sponsor at the NTT IndyCar Series race at Texas Motor Speedway,” said Bryan Iams, PPG chief communications officer. “Our paints, coatings and specialtymaterials have a long history with racing, including our valued nearly 40-year partnership with Team Penske.”
The PPG 375 headlines a two-day race weekend that also features the SpeedyCash.com 250 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race onSaturday, April 1 (3:30 p.m. CT, TV: FS1, Radio: MRN, SiriusXM). Theweekend culminates Sunday, April 2, with the running of the PPG 375 beginning at 11:30 a.m. CT (TV: NBC, Radio: SiriusXM, INDYCAR Radio Network).
Texas Motor Speedway’s 2023 events schedule consists of everything from the April 1-2 NTT IndyCar Series/NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series doubleheader and the Sept. 23-24 NASCAR Playoffs weekend.
Other significant events include the Ducks Unlimited Expo, the four- day Hwy 30 Music Fest and Bandas y Trocas Hispanic concert and truck show, C-10 Nationals, Fuel Fest, Goodguys, LS Fest and finally wrapping up the year with the family-favorite and speedway tradition Gift of Lights holiday light show.
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PPG (NYSE: PPG) develops and deliver paints, coatings, and specialty materials for 140 years. Its headquarters is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and serves more than 70 countries. It had reported net sales of $17.7 billion in 2022